Overview: Responsible for the management of in-house and out-sourced engineering/architectural facilities support, including design; program management for capital projects; project management for all institutionally-managed construction projects, including contract administration, inspection, and acceptance; and campus facilities planning. Provides engineering assistance to and coordinates such functions with executive management, academic community, and other Facilities Management departments. Shares responsibility with another Assistant Vice President for the management of the Facilities Management organization in the absence of the Associate Vice President.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Accredited college degree in engineering or architecture.
Ten (10) years of progressively responsible senior management experience involving facilities planning and management, engineering, design, construction, and space allocation and management.
Professional certification or registration in the State of Texas as a Professional Engineer or Architect or ability to obtain one within six months is required, but can, at the option of the hiring supervisor, be waived if other professional certifications are held.
Proven ability as a seasoned negotiator;
Master's degree in engineering, architecture, management, or finance from an accredited college or university.
Documented experience in providing oversight and management of a major capital improvement program.
Understanding of governmental and higher education budgeting, policies, and practices associated with facilities.
Successful and progressive professional and administrative experience in facilities planning and management in higher education.
Other Factors: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work with executive management, academic community, peers, subordinates, outside architects, engineers, and contractors in a professional manner.
Computer Access: Confidential financial and personnel data.
Internal Control Responsibility: Responsible for the design, execution, and effectiveness of a system of internal controls which provides reasonable assurance that operations are effective and efficient, assets are safeguarded, financial information is reliable, and applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures are complied with.
Physical Considerations: Ability to sit at desk or in meetings, stand, climb, and walk. Must have the physical ability to conduct on-site construction project inspections at The University of Texas at Dallas.
1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
2) UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its programs and activities, including in admission and enrollment. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Director of Institutional Equity at InstitutionalEquity@utdallas.edu or the Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@utdallas.edu, or call 972-883-5331.
Internal Number: 12270
About The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared ...to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.